Local & State Politics

Archives of the show until 2018. For recent archives, go to: The Marc Steiner Show at the Real News Network

March 17, 2017

SoundBites: The Future of Environmental Activism, and the Chicken Box

March 16, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted our newest episode of Sound Bites, our series on our food and our world. we examined what environmental protection and activism will look like under the Trump administration. We also took a special look at a Baltimore staple - the Chicken Box!
March 17, 2017

City Council Roundtable: State of the City

March 16, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a City Council Roundtable, discussing Mayor Pugh's State of the City address, the Baltimore Police Department budget, and more. With: Councilman Ryan Dorsey, Councilman Zeke Cohen, Councilman Bill Henry.
March 15, 2017

Health Care In Maryland: The ACA

March 15, 2017 - Segment 3 - We had a conversation about heath care in Maryland, reflecting on how the Affordable Care Act might affect the state, as well as a series of bills before the state legislature.
March 15, 2017

Democracy In Crises: Updates On The Trump Administration

March 14, 2017 - Segment 1 - Democracy in Crisis co-host Baynard Woods joined me in-studio to discuss some of the latest news about the Trump administration. Woods is a writer for The Guardian and Editor-At-Large for City Paper.
March 13, 2017

Bail Reform: The Future of Cash Bail

March 13, 2017 - Segment 3 - We had a conversation on Bail Reform. With: Caryn York, and Dayvon Love.
March 13, 2017

Update on Annapolis: Bryan Sears

March 13, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a segment, with Bryan Sears, Government Reporter for The Daily Record, who gave us an Update on Annapolis.
March 13, 2017

Affordable Care Act: Implementation & Repeal

March 13, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a debate on the effectiveness of the Affordable Care Act, the Republicans' plan to repeal and replace it, and the possibility of a single payer plan. With: Rachel Bovard, Dr. Jonathan Weiner, and Dr. James Burdick.
March 8, 2017

Education Roundtable: Baltimore School Budget Deficit

March 8, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted an Education Roundtable on the crisis in Baltimore City Public Schools funding and how to address it. With: Sharicca Boldon, Frank Patinella, and Cheryl Bost.
March 7, 2017

Brook Lierman on MTA Farebox Legislation

March 7, 2017 - Segment 4 - We take a look at the MTA and Transit Issues before the Maryland Legislature, with Maryland Delegate Brook Lierman
March 7, 2017

Homelessness in Baltimore

March 7, 2017 - Segment 3 - We have a special report on homelessness in Baltimore, in light of the City of Baltimore's decision to relocate individuals from the homeless encampment at the intersection of Rt. 40 and Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
March 3, 2017

Democracy In Crises: CPAC and Shane Bauer

March 3, 2017 - Segment 2 - We host the newest episode of Democracy in Crisis, a weekly podcast hosted by Baynard Woods and yours truly and produced by Mark Gunnery for The Center for Emerging Media. We talk with Mother Jones senior reporter Shane Bauer CPAC.
March 1, 2017

Roundtable Conversation: Trump’s Speech Before Congress

March 1, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a panel discussion on Donald Trump's speech before the joint session of Congress, that took place on February 28, 2017. With: Dr. Desiree Melton, and Bill Fletcher, Jr.
February 27, 2017

Maryland General Assembly: Delegate Roundtable

February 27, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a conversation with several of our Maryland State Delegates, who talked about legislation they have introduced before the Maryland General Assembly. With: Del. Cory V. McCray, Del. Ana Sol Gutierrez, Del. Cheryl D. Glenn, and Del. Antonio L. Hayes.
February 20, 2017

Boycott, Disinvestment and Sanctions Debate

February 20, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a discussion and debate on a bill before the Maryland Legislature aimed at thwarting the Boycott, Disinvestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in the state. With: Delegate Jimmy Tarlau, and Delegate Ben Kramer.
February 20, 2017

Local Roundtable: ICE Raids and Education

February 20, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a Local News Roundtable discussing topics such as local ICE Raids and Education in Baltimore. With: Attorney and community activist Dana Moore, Edgar Reyes, Luis Larin.
February 17, 2017

Soundbites: Environmental Bills, Fermentation, & Immigration

February 16, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted our newest episode of Sound Bites, our series on our food and our world. We began the segment with a couple environmental bills currently before the Maryland Legislature, then discussing fermentation and Immigration and the Food Industry.
February 15, 2017

City Paper This Week: Our Town

February 15, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted our regular feature City Paper This Week. In this installment, Marc Steiner Show Producer Imani Spence interviews freelance writer Andrew Holterabout his cover story on the history of Nazis in the US.
February 15, 2017

Baltimore Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Program: Implementation and Benefits

February 15, 2017 - Segment 2 - With our panel of guests we discussesed Baltimore's Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program, created to divert low-level drug offenders away from arrest, to treatment and other support services.
February 13, 2017

Immigration Roundtable: ICE Raids

February 13, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted an Immigration Roundtable with four immigration attorneys. With: Maureen Sweeney, Nadine Wettstein, Sirine Shebaya, and Reena Shah.
February 13, 2017

National News Roundtable: Resistance

February 13, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News Roundtable, and discussed topics such as National Strikes, methods of resistance, and ways to move forward. With: Caprece Jackson-Garrett,Lenny McAllister, and Sean Gallagher.
February 10, 2017

Tengella’s Take: Systematic Racism Is A Mental Illness

February 10, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted our newest edition of our weekly segment Tengella's Take, with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
February 8, 2017

Maryland General Assembly: Parole Reform For Life Sentences

February 8, 2017 - Segment 4 - We discussed the issue of parole reform for inmates facing life sentences in Maryland, currently before the Maryland General Assembly. With: Sonia Kumar, and Walter Lomax.
February 8, 2017

The Maryland General Assembly: Issues of Bail Reform

February 8, 2017 - Segment 3 - We took a look at issues of bail reform facing the Maryland General Assembly. With: Doug Colbert, and Dayvon Love.
February 8, 2017

Violence and Protests

February 7, 2017 - Segment 2 - In light of recent cases of violent protests, we discussed the topic of Violence and Militant Protest. With: Jessica Lewis, Arun Gupta, and Dr. Shon Meckfessel.
February 7, 2017

Local Roundtable: Police pilot / Budget Cuts

February 7, 2017 - Segment 1 - We talk about issues facing Baltimore residents, including a police pilot that focuses on treatment instead of incarceration and the budget cuts in the school system.
February 6, 2017

Maryland State Politics Roundtable: Budget Cuts & State of the State

February 6, 2017 - Segment 2 - Marc hosts a Maryland State Politics Roundtable, where guests discuss the budget cuts in the city, Governor Hogan's State of the State address, and the future of the consent decree with Trump in office.
February 3, 2017

Politics and Prose: The Revolution Where You Live

February 3, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a interview Marc moderated with Yes! Magazine co-Founder and Editor at Large Sarah van Gelder, conducted this week at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington.
February 3, 2017

College Access and Affordability

February 2, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a discussion on College Access and Affordability. With: Caryn York,and Sara Goldrick-Rab.
February 1, 2017

Local News Roundtable: Education Budget Cuts & Upsurge in Murders

January 31, 2017 - Segment 1 - In our Local News Roundtable, a panel of guests discuss education budget cuts, the upsurge in murders, and review how our new mayor is doing.
February 1, 2017

Racial Wealth Divide in Baltimore

February 1 - Segment 2 - Marc hosted a conversation on the report the Corporation for Enterprise Development, CFED, released yesterday that reveals a significant gap in wealth between whites and other races in Baltimore. His is joined by Dedrick Asante-Muhammad and Talib Horne.
February 1, 2017

Transportation Roundtable: BaltimoreLink

February 1, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a Transportation Roundtable, discussing topics such as Governor Hogan's BaltimoreLink bus plan. With: Jimmy Rouse, Samuel Jordan, and Denise Griffin Johnson.
January 30, 2017

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz: Vision for the Country

January 30, 2017 - Segment 2 - Marc hosted a conversation with Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz in-studio about what his vision for the County is.
January 27, 2017

SoundBites: Future Harvest & Trump’s EPA

January 26, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted our newest episode of Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world. We began the episode with a panel Marc moderated entitled "Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed." and then hosted a conversation about Trump's pick to run the EPA, Scott Pruit.
January 24, 2017

I Believe That We Will Win: Blockade at the Presidential Inauguration

January 23, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hear a piece produced by Steiner Show Senior Producer Mark Gunnery about the blockade by Bmore Bloc, Black Lives Matter DC, and Movement for Black Lives that shut down a security checkpoint at Donald Trump's inauguration.
January 24, 2017

Local News Roundtable: Hogan’s Budget Cuts

January 23, 2017 - Segment 2 - We host a Local News Roundtable on Governor Hogan's numerous budget cuts that will affect Baltimore and the region. With: the Rev. Kevin A. Slayton, Sr.,Maryland State Delegate Nick Mosby, State Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., and Jamal Jones.
January 24, 2017

National News Roundtable: Trump’s Inauguration & Saturday’s Women’s March

January 23, 2017 - Segment 1 - We host a National News Roundtable. Our topics will include Donald Trump's inauguration and Friday's protests, Saturday's Women's March (worldwide), and Trump's cabinet picks. With: Marilyn Mosby, Thomas Maronick, the Rev. Kevin A. Slayton, Sr., Dr. Kate Drabinski, and Carla Wills.
January 24, 2017

Former FOP President, Bob Cherry

January 24, 2017 - Segment 3 - We end the show with a conversation on policing in Baltimore with Robert F. Cherry, former President of Baltimore's Fraternal Order of Police.
January 16, 2017

Local News Roundtable: Baltimore Consent Decree

January 16, 2017 - Segment 2 - We host a Local News Roundtable on the consent decree that was signed last week by Baltimore City and the U.S. Department of Justice. With: Tara Huffman, Michael A. Wood, Jr., and Ralikh Hayes.
January 11, 2017

Annapolis Summit: Conversations with Community Members

January 11, 2017 - Segment 3 - Marc Steiner Show Senior Producer Emeritus, Stefanie Mavronis and Production Assistant Nadia Ramlagan took time to speak with Annapolis Summit attendees about their expectations for the legislative session.
January 11, 2017

Annapolis Summit: House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr.

January 11, 2017 - Segment 2 - Today is the opening day of the 2017 Maryland General Assembly, and our 14th annual Annapolis Summit. Marc speaks with House Speaker Michael E. Busch, who along with Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr.. We also hear questions from the audience.
January 11, 2017

Annapolis Summit: Governor Larry Hogan

January 11, 2017 - Segment 1 - Today is the opening day of the 2017 Maryland General Assembly, and our 14th annual Annapolis Summit. Marc speaks with Governor Larry Hogan. We also hear questions from the audience.
January 10, 2017

Policing in Baltimore

January 10, 2017 - Segment 2 - We turn to the topic of Police Issues in Baltimore, including the budget, increasing patrols, and the DOJ consent decree.
January 10, 2017

Failure To Appear Warrant

January 10, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a look at the Failure to Appear Second Chance Warrant program in Baltimore, an effort to address over the next two weeks some of the 6,800 outstanding warrants
January 6, 2017

Countdown To The Annapolis Summit: Maryland Budget & Mandated Spending

January 6, 2017 - Segment 4 - We host our newest segment of our Countdown to the Annapolis Summit. This week's topic focuses on the budget that will be before the Maryland General Assembly, specifically addressing mandated spending. You will hear from: Bryan Sears, Senator Stephen Waugh, and Delegate Samuel (Sandy) Rosenberg.
January 5, 2017

Sound Bites: Future Harvest Conference / Governor Hogan Environmental Plan

January 5, 2017 - Segment 2 - We begin with a preview of an upcoming event: Future Harvest CASA's 18th Annual Conference, Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed. Then, a look at Governor Larry Hogan's 2017 Environmental Legislative Agenda.
January 3, 2017

Local Roundtable

January 3, 2017 - Segment 2 - We bring it home to Baltimore with the Local News Year in Review. Focusing on Mayor Catherine Pugh and the newly elected city council members.
December 27, 2016

Countdown to the Annapolis Summit: Donald Fry & Business In Maryland

December 27, 2016 - Segment 2 - We host our newest edition of our Countdown to the Annapolis Summit. We have Donald Fry, the president and CEO of Greater Baltimore Committee, on with us to discuss some of the business issues coming up in the next session of the Maryland General Assembly.
December 23, 2016

Countdown To The Annapolis Summit: Education Issues

December 23, 2016 - Segment 2 - We host our newest edition of our Countdown to the Annapolis Summit. We discuss Education Issues that will be addressed at the event. You'll hear from: Dr. Chester E. Finn, former President of the Fordham Institute and member of the Maryland State School Board; and Betty Weller, President of Maryland State Education Association.
December 16, 2016

Countdown to the Annapolis Summit: Transportation Policy

December 16, 2016 - Segment 3 - We continue our Countdown to the Annapolis Summit. The topic is Maryland Transportation Policy. You will hear from: Delegate Robert Flanagan (MD-District 9B), former Maryland Secretary of Transportation; and Mel Freeman, former Executive Director of Citizens Planning and Housing Association.
December 16, 2016

Countdown To The Annapolis Summit: Transportation Policy

December 16, 2016 - Segment 2 - We host the newest segment of our Countdown to the Annapolis Summit. Our topic is Maryland Transportation Policy. You will hear from: Bryan Sears, Government Reporter for The Daily Record.